Founded in 1804 as a British penal colony and initially known as Hobart town. After its foundation the city has expanded from top of sullivans cove along the banks of the Derwent River to the point where the river reverts to fresh water at Bridgewater. Hobart is the capital city and the most populous city of Australian state Tasmania. Hobart is the least populated capital city and the second oldest city in Australia. Hobart harbor forms the second deepest natural port in the world and the city’s skyline is dominated by the 1271-meterMount Wellington. Hobart is the financial and administrative heart of Tasmania and is a major tourist hub with over 2 million visitors every year.
Hobart is popular for its well-preserved historic architecture, dating back to Georgian and Victorian era, which acts as a major point to attract tourist from across the world. Hobart is home to number of churches, historic buildings, theatre, museum and art gallery and large music scene.
The city experiences a mild temperature throughout the year.
Hobart is nominated as the coldest city of Australia.